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Rainbow Café

Stanwick Lakes - 2nd October, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 30th January, 2020 @ 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until 18th December, 2019

Movement to sing and dance. For children under 5 enjoy free Hodeaway entrance before and after the sessions. Please book. Tel: 01933 625522.

Nick Sharratt’s : Pirates, Pants and Wellyphants Exhibition

Peterborough Museum - 11 January @ 10:00 am - 29 March @ 5:00 pm

Free entry (except for special event days). Meet Nick Sharratt himself on Saturday 11th January - 10.30am - 4pm.

Back to Basics Drawing Course with Catherine Matthews

Stanwick Lakes - 28 January @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

A 3 part back to basics drawing course. Designed to build confidence and skills in drawing. We will look at all of the Formal elements, and work on techniques for drawing accurate shape, tonal value, texture, and detail. £18 per session or £50 for all 3 sessions. Book with Catherine by ringing 07931 103204 or email catherinehelenmatthews@hotmail.com

Secrets in Leather

National Leather Collection - 29 January @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until 25th March, 2020

This exhibition presents a selection of objects from the Museum, all of which are hiding a secret. Whether you are knowledgeable about leathercraft or not, this exhibition offers a closer look at our collection through the eyes of those who work with it every day. This exhibition will be open every Wednesday from 10:00-16:00 at 35 Princes Walk, Grosvenor Centre, Northampton. For more information about how to find us, click here. This exhibition is wheelchair and pushchair accessible. Suitable for visitors…

Breeze Midweek Pedal – Ferry Meadows

PE2 5UU - 30 January @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

An easy 10-15 mile pedal on traffic-free paths around lakes and along canals, close to the city of Peterborough and taking in the scenery of Ferry Meadows and its environs, at the heart of Nene Park. We have a couple of routes that we cover for variety, so come and join us for a pedal and a chat! Come to the Lakeside Hire Centre in Ferry Meadows. Drive into the park and follow the signs to Lakeside. Bikes are available…

Fused glass coasters

Design and make 2 fused glass coasters

Stanwick Lakes - 30 January @ 10:15 am - 1:15 pm

Join this fun and friendly session making beautiful fused glass coasters. Learn about different glass fusing techniques and materials.  Then use these skills to design and create 2 coasters of your own.  Your work will be taken away to be fired and will be returned to Stanwick Lakes one week later. All equipment and materials included. No previous experience necessary. To book a space or for further info please email firedimagination@btinternet.com

black and white photo of Northampton Town Centre in Victorian times

Another look back at Northamptonshire

Abington Park Museum - 1 February @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Northamptonshire Film Archive Trust will be presenting a selection of archive film at the Abbington Park Museum in Northampton.  Films include a fascinating look inside the Chronicle & Echo newspaper in the 1950s; shoe making at the John White factory in Rushden, rural crafts in the late 1920s and early 1930s and a Bassett Loake film of Northampton events between 1935 to 1939. Suitable for ages 16 and over. £6 per person (includes light refreshments

Yesterday (12A)

Oundle Cinema - 2 February @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is a struggling musician who, following an accident during a worldwide power outage, realises that he is the only person who can remember The Beatles. His career blossoms as he passes The Beatles’ songs off as his own, but can he live with his conscience and how will it affect his relationship with his manager and best friend Ellie (Lily James).

Nene Wetlands Wildlife Wander

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre - 5 February @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Join us at the Nene Wetlands for a walk around the reserve. £5 per adult, £3 per child, booking advised. Suitable for families, adults, experts and beginners.

Inns and Taverns Tour

Peterborough Museum - 6 February @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Take a trip down memory lane with our guide and discover the answer to these questions as well as many more of the fascinating stories behind many of Peterborough’s pubs. Travel back to Victorian Peterborough and find out about the hundred and more drinking establishments that covered the City Centre. Hear about some of the bizarre brews and beers, such as ‘Fen Ale’ which used to be served in local pubs, and the breweries which made them. Uncover some of…

Spoon Carving – One Day Introduction

Stanwick Lakes - 7 February
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until 8th February, 2020

Wooden spoons have been carved for thousands of years and, for most of the population, continued as an eating utensil until relatively recently. ‘Spoon’ was originally an Anglo-Saxon word that meant ‘a chip of wood’. Spoon carving requires only a few tools and within hours you can create a unique and practical item from a wooden log! On this 1 day introductory course you will begin by learning how to cleave the wood and use an axe to produce your…

Stanwick Lakes Wildlife Explorers

Stanwick Lakes - 8 February @ 10:00 am
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One event on 9th November, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 14th December, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on 11th January, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 8th February, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 14th March, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 18th April, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 9th May, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 13th July, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on 12th September, 2020 at 10:00 am

The Stanwick Lakes Wildlife Explorers is an RSPB group lead by volunteers, which provides the perfect location to observe wildlife, make friends and take part in all sorts of practical activities. From bark rubbing to hunting for mini-beasts, its perfect for children aged 5+. Meetings this year will involve time spent outdoors and there’s always the risk of brambles and nettles, so please make sure you come wearing sensible outdoor clothes – warm, waterproof and with wellies, if necessary. A drink…

Vegan market Abington Park 8 February, 11am - 4pm

Abington Park Vegan Market

Abington Park Museum - 8 February @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Visit Abington Park Museum, Northampton on 8th February 2020 for fabulous vegan shopping at the Vegan Market. Veggie delights will be in abundance at this vegan market. Whether you are vegan, vegetarian or just curious, you will find a wide choice of stalls. Find delicious plant-based food and drink produced in the region, vegan beauty products and other ethical shopping including clothing. FREE ADMISSION! Visit Northampton Museums What's On web page. Stallholders – Stall prices start at £27 For an application…

Nene Valley Brewery Tours

Nene Valley Brewery - 8 February @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

See the hard work that goes into award-winning beer, at Oundle Wharf. Learn how different types of beer are crafted. Sample the malted barley and smell the fresh zesty hops. You’ll also have a tutored tasting session with our brewer, sampling a range of beers produced on site. £10 per person Call or email to book 01832 272776 sales@nenevalleybrewery.com

Fix Events

Ferry Meadows - 9 February @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A chance to lace up those shoes, get motivated, focus on training during winter and run this event with us. There will be loads of great entry benefits including full race chip timing, a super cool medal, sweets, drinks, some surprise goodies and a load of fun, smiles, hugs and high fives along the way. So come on, let's do this! Secure your place today! Our Winter Warmer 10k or 5k Runs are proud to support the Charity Shelter and…

Young boy with stick outdoor learning

Nature Tots at Nene Park

Nene Park - 10 February @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A fun monthly outdoor parent and toddler group. Each session has a nature theme and will include a messy craft activity, time to explore the beautiful outdoors, story and song time.

Peterborough Central Park Welcome Back To Cycling And Learn To Ride

Central Park - 10 February @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

We will cycle around Central Park. For those who feel ready we will take you out in a small group on local roads. We aim to cycle into town soon and show you the traffic free cycle route to Ferry Meadows. By the Spring we hope to be cycling to Ferry Meadows. If you can't ride a bike we can teach you and lend you a bike for the session.

Two young boys sat in a shelter built from sticks in a wood

Wild Home Educator Session

Nene Park - 10 February @ 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Here at Ferry Meadows we will be running 2 hour sessions on the second Monday of every month for home schooled children. Each session will have curriculum and nature focused activities, with each month having a different theme: February 10th – Once Upon a Time Aimed at KS1. Activities to include exploring the properties of materials by making homes for the 3 little pigs made from natural materials, considering the insulating properties of natural materials to insulate a bowl of porridge…

Breeze Midweek Pedal

- 13 February @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

An easy 10-15 mile pedal on traffic-free paths around lakes and along canals, close to the city of Peterborough and taking in the scenery of Ferry Meadows and its environs, at the heart of Nene Park. We have a couple of routes that we cover for variety, so come and join us for a pedal and a chat! Come to the Lakeside Hire Centre in Ferry Meadows. Drive into the park and follow the signs to Lakeside. Bikes are available…

Mums and Tots Ride

Lakeside Hire Centre - 13 February @ 9:45 pm - 14 February @ 12:00 pm

Join us for our Breeze Mums and Tots ride at Ferry Meadows, Peterborough. This is an easygoing ride, the majority off-road, along paths and tracks. The rides start at 10am but if you are hiring a bike can you please arrive a little earlier so we can head off as close to 10am as possible (with little ones it is always tricky to get off on time!). Come to the Lakeside Hire Centre in Ferry Meadows. Drive into the park…

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